It was time to think about going to the DAR Library and seeing what I can find. The options are endless.
Who is DAR? It is the National Society of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, known as DAR. It is a lineage society and membership is open to any female 18 years and older regardless of race, religion or ethic background. Women wanted to be included in expressing their patriotic feelings, since they were not allowed to join any men’s group. Four ladies established DAR 11 October 1890. They raised $50k to purchased a piece of basically swamp land to build a fabulous building which is now known as DAR headquarters and Constitution Hall, etc., totaling one square block in Washington, DC.
DAR still has the same objectives: “Historical-to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence; Educational– to carry out the injunction of Washington in his farewell address to the American people, to promote, as an object of primary import…
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